American Samoa - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in American Samoa was 48,178 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 52,268 in 2004 and a minimum value of 13,250 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.

Source: World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 13,250
1961 13,647
1962 14,163
1963 14,769
1964 15,418
1965 16,071
1966 16,720
1967 17,371
1968 18,010
1969 18,625
1970 19,209
1971 19,760
1972 20,280
1973 20,767
1974 21,224
1975 21,657
1976 22,058
1977 22,441
1978 22,861
1979 23,395
1980 24,125
1981 25,130
1982 26,313
1983 27,641
1984 29,058
1985 30,519
1986 32,018
1987 33,551
1988 35,089
1989 36,593
1990 38,081
1991 39,616
1992 41,061
1993 42,433
1994 43,769
1995 45,091
1996 46,400
1997 47,674
1998 48,893
1999 50,030
2000 50,957
2001 51,481
2002 51,913
2003 52,199
2004 52,268
2005 52,082
2006 51,614
2007 50,911
2008 50,092
2009 49,325
2010 48,734
2011 48,365
2012 48,189
2013 48,178

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in American Samoa was 87.33 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 53 years was 88.59 in 2000, while its lowest value was 66.21 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

Source: United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 66.21
1961 66.64
1962 67.07
1963 67.49
1964 67.92
1965 68.33
1966 68.75
1967 69.16
1968 69.57
1969 69.98
1970 70.38
1971 70.78
1972 71.18
1973 71.58
1974 71.97
1975 72.35
1976 72.74
1977 73.12
1978 73.50
1979 73.87
1980 74.33
1981 75.04
1982 75.74
1983 76.43
1984 77.10
1985 77.76
1986 78.41
1987 79.04
1988 79.66
1989 80.26
1990 80.95
1991 81.89
1992 82.79
1993 83.65
1994 84.49
1995 85.28
1996 86.04
1997 86.77
1998 87.47
1999 88.13
2000 88.59
2001 88.49
2002 88.39
2003 88.30
2004 88.20
2005 88.10
2006 88.00
2007 87.90
2008 87.80
2009 87.70
2010 87.59
2011 87.50
2012 87.41
2013 87.33

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization